Planet PDF Newsletter - Creating 'Super Hero' PDFs
News from Planet PDF and the Acrobat world
21 November 2001
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- Creating 'Super Hero' PDFs
- Thanksgiving - Heading Home for the Holidays with PDF
- REMINDER: Seybold PDF Conference - Call for Speakers
- Planet PDF Newsletter Promotion -- Sign up a friend and WIN!
- No Black Hat as ElcomSoft awaits hearing
- Great DMCA Debate Transcript
- PDF 2001 West ends, PDF 2002 East next
- Planet PDF Newsletter posted
- PR: Zinio licenses Adobe PDF Library
- PR: Cardiff LiquidOffice v2.0
- Top 10 Best-selling ePublish Store products for Oct. 2001
- Now more than 550 PDF Tools listed!
- Streamlining the search for Acrobat PDF products
- Search or browse newsletter archives
- Managing your Subscription
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Creating 'Super Hero' PDFs
According to Adobe's Dov Isaacs, everything -- or at least some
things -- you thought you knew about PDFs is wrong. Carl
Young reviews Isaacs' keynote at the recent PDF 2001 West
conference that included tips on creating the near-perfect,
Thanksgiving - Heading Home for the Holidays with PDF
Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) kicks off the long end-of-year holiday
stretch that will culminate in the dawn of Year 2002. It may make
sense to make Acrobat Reader part of your holiday tradition, as
indicated in this feature on select PDF resources with a
REMINDER: Seybold PDF Conference - Call for Speakers
Conference organizers have issued a call for PDF experts, power users
and developers as potential speakers for the first Seybold PDF
Conference. The event will be held February 21-22 at the Jacob Javits
Center in New York. The FIRM DEADLINE for nominations is November 28.
BinaryThing/Planet PDF is a Media Sponsor for the Seybold PDF
Conference and Seybold Seminars New York 2002.
Call for Speakers:
Seybold PDF Conference Schedule:
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No Black Hat as ElcomSoft awaits hearing
Despite previously agreeing to resurrect for a European
technology conference audience the same presentation on eBooks
Security that contributed to colleague Dmitry Sklyarov's arrest by
the FBI in July, ElcomSoft CEO Alexander Katalov has decided
to pass on the Nov. 22 opportunity in Amsterdam. He and
employee Sklyarov face a Nov. 26 pre-trial hearing in California
on criminal charges of violating the DMCA.
Great DMCA Debate Transcript
Dmitry Sklyarov and Alex Katalov of ElcomSoft Ltd. both
attended -- but on the advice of their lawyers, were not allowed
to participate in -- a public panel discussion titled "The Digital
Millennium Copyright Act Great Debate" at Seybold San
Francisco 2001. However, one of their attorneys had a brief
encounter on the issues with a panel member representing
publishers, just one of many lively exchanges revealed in this
10-part transcript of the lengthy session.
PDF 2001 West ends, PDF 2002 East next
With another in the twice-annual series of PDF Conferences in
the bag, host and founder Carl Young of DigiPub Solutions Corp.
finished up the latest rendition in Arizona by announcing the dates
for the next east-coast educational stopover in June 2002. We
look at a few of the highlights from Phoenix.
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PR: Zinio licenses Adobe PDF Library
Zinio Systems Inc., a leading developer of digital magazine
technology, has licensed the Adobe PDF Library to integrate
into its forthcoming digital magazine service and solution.
PR: Cardiff LiquidOffice v2.0
Cardiff Software Inc. has announced version 2.0 of its LiquidOffice
eForm Management System, which allows organizations to publish,
route, track, approve and process online forms using standard Web
browsers or mobile devices.
Top 10 Best-selling ePublish Store products for Oct. 2001
Several alternative-to-Acrobat, PDF-authoring products made the
store's Top 10 list (best-selling products) for October 2001. Most
offer free demo versions, so you can find out why these are among the
most popular PDF-related tools. In addition, the store features more
than 130 other products available for online purchase and download.
Streamlining the search for Acrobat PDF products
The number of Acrobat PDF-related products available for immediate purchase and download from the ePublish Store (formerly Planet PDF Store continues to grow. Customer feedback continually reinforces the fact that purchasers often need the software as soon as possible, frequently visiting the store when facing an urgent project deadline -- and in need of a tool to help accomplish that.
The ePublish Store staff are always looking for ways to help expedite the process so you can promptly get what you need and get back to work.
With more than 250 products from some 50 companies currently on the store's virtual shelves -- and more coming soon -- there frequently is more than one product available to accomplish certain tasks. We've now streamlined the process of finding products that offer solutions in a select set of categories, making it easier for you to compare similar offerings. Nearly every product is also available in a free demonstration version, so there's no need to buy just to try. Make sure it's what you need first, then take the next step.
Once you've identified the tool or tools you need, each is available for immediate purchase -- it'll be ready for download, installation and use usually within minutes.
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PDF & Prepress/Print
Split & Merge
Now more than 550 PDF Tools listed!
Our continuously updated database of Acrobat PDF tools and plug-ins
crossed the 550 mark recently with the addition of several new
product entries. Thanks to many of you in the Planet PDF community
for helping us to locate worthy tools, thus creating a freely
browseable and searchable resource.
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